By Phillip Eck. Nothing is more rewarding then desgining your own custom stock. In this book, the author educates you on the appropriate working conditions, design selection, cutting methods and more. If you chose not to design your own, there is a complete gallery of patterns in full scale that are ready to use for your stock. Published in 2006. 208 Pages - Softcover.
Publisher: Stackpole Books Date of Publication: January 2006 Number of Pages: 208
Summary of Material (from the publisher):
Complete coverage of all tools and equipment with detailed explanations of all techniques, illustrated with precise line
Extensive gallery of ready-to-use patterns
Back by popular demand ten years after the publication of the original hardcover, this paperback edition of Custom Gunstock
Carving gives in-depth instruction on the cutting and carving techniques that make up the gunstock carver's art--from
preparing proper working conditions to selecting a pattern to the cutting itself. Author Phillip R. Eck also discusses using
different types of wood, preparing the surface for carving, and locating design sources. Featuring an impressive selection of
full-scale patterns, this book is essential for any shooter looking to add a personal touch to his or her weapon.
About the Author:
Phillip R. Eck is a self-taught artist who has been carving gunstocks for more than thirty-five years. A past director of the
Maryland Rifle and Pistol Association, he lives in Baltimore.
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